Town Hall is located at

16 N. 4th street,
Chatsworth, Illinois 60921

Phone

(815) 635-3095

Hours of operation are

Mon - Fri:
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Meeting Minutes


TUESDAY, APRIL 27, 2010 REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETING

 

OFFICIAL PROCEEDINGS OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEE’S, TOWN OF CHATSWORTH, HELD IN THE TOWN COUNCIL ROOM AT 7:00 P.M.

 

ROLL CALL SHOWED THE FOLLOWING PRESENT;  PRESIDENT HABERKORN, TRUSTEES MILLER, BIRKENBEIL, WILES, DILLER & KUBIAK.  ATTORNEY WEEKS AND CHATSWORTH ZONING COMMISSIONER BARTLETT PRESENT.  TRUSTEE RUNYON SEATED AT 7:25 P.M.

 

THE CHATSWORTH ORDINANCE BOOK TO BE PUT ON TOWN OF CHATSWORTH INTERNET WEB PAGE WILL NOT BE COMPLETED UNTIL A PORTION OF THE CD CAN BE FORMATTED.

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES TO APPROVE ORDINANCE #391, AMENDING CHAPTER 2 OF THE MUNICIPAL CODE OF THE TOWN OF CHATSWORTH 2.1.3 MEETINGS – REGULAR BOARD OF TRUSTEE MEETINGS WILL BE THE 2ND & 4TH TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH AT 7:30 P.M. COMMENCING ON MAY 1, 2010.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

 

TRUSTEE MILLER – 1 NEY

 

ATTORNEY WEEKS WILL SEND ONE MORE LETTER BEFORE SETTING A COURT DATE ON THE DEMOLITION MATTER AT 509 E ELM.  TRUSTEE WILES/LAW & ORDER CHAIRMAN REQUESTED ATTORNEY WEEKS START LEGAL PROCEEDINGS ON THE FOLLOWING NUISANCE MATTERS:

1)  503 E ASH  2)  612 E LOCUST  3)  202 E SPRUCE

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE DILLER TO APPROVE THE RESOLUTION APPROPRIATING THE SUM OF $38,000.00 OF MOTOR FUEL TAX FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAINTAINING STREETS & HIGHWAYS FROM MAY 1, 2010 THRU APRIL 30, 2011.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 5 YEA

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEES REVIEWED APPOINTED POSITION FEES/COMPENSATION AND PART-TIME WAGES.  THE FOLLOWING CHANGES WERE MADE:

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE KUBIAK AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE DILLER TO PAY $25.00 PER FREEDOM OF INFORMATION INCIDENT TO LUKE BARTLETT/FOI OFFICIER AND ALSO APPOINT BARTLETT AS OUR LIVINGSTON COUNTY REGIONAL PLANNING COMMISSION MEMBER AT THE RATE OF $25.00 PER MEETING PER MONTH PLUS MILEAGE EXPENSE.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 5 YEA

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES TO INCREASE THE PART-TIME MOWER WAGE FROM $8.00 TO $10.00 PER HOUR.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 4 YEA

 

TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL - PASS  

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE RUNYON AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE WILES TO OFFER THE 2010 SIDEWALK PROGRAM AT A COST TO HOMEOWNER OF $3.50 PER RUNNING FOOT.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE RUNYON TO APPOINT MERLIN BATES TO FILL THE VACANT CHATSWORTH ZONING BOARD MEMBER SEAT.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

JERRY KURTENBACH/LAKE OLIVER STATED POSITIVE EFFORTS ARE BEING MADE IN THE FINANCIAL AREA.  BY JULY 1, 2010, LAKE OLIVER WILL BE SUBMITTING A PAYMENT TO THE TOWN OF CHATSWORTH TO BE USED IN FOR MAINTENANCE OF 500 & 600 NORTH ROADS.

 

LIVINGSTON COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT/LT. GLOWACKI REPORTED 37 CALLS AND 6 CITATIONS ISSUED THE MONTH OF MARCH 2010.

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL TO PAY THE BILL FROM KAFER TILING & EXCAVATING, INC. IN THE AMOUNT OF $2,731.35 FOR REPAIR OF AN UNDERGROUND DRAINAGE TILE FROM THE OUTSIDE OF THE SIDEWALK TO THE STREET AT 111 N 7TH.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE 4 YEA

 

TRUSTEE KUBIAK – PASS   TRUSTEE WILES – PRESENT

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE RUNYON TO APPROVE CHATSWORTH ZONING COMMISSIONER’S REQUEST TO PURCHASE A WALKING WHEEL AT AN APPROXIMATE COST OF $30.00 AND A TAPE AT AN APPROXIMATE COST OF $22.40 FROM CORNER HARDWARE -  ITEMS TO BE STORED IN THE TOWN HALL MAINTENANCE OFFICE

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE KUBIAK TO APPROVE THE QUOTE FROM WALTER WORKS TO SANDBLAST AND PAINT THE GMC TOPKICK DUMP BOX, WHICH INCLUDES 2 COATS OF PRIMER AND 2 COATS PAINT-POR15 IN BED & 1000 HOUR PAINT FOR $2,600.00.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE BIRKENBEIL AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE MILLER TO PURCHASE A TARP FOR ROAD SALT STORAGE AT AN APPROXIMATE COST OF $200.00.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 5 YEA

 

TRUSTEE RUNYON – 1 NEY  

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE WILES AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE KUBIAK TO PAY BILLS AS PRESENTED AND ISSUE VOUCHERS FOR SAME.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

A MOTION BY TRUSTEE MILLER AND SECONDED BY TRUSTEE DILLER TO ADJOURN.

 

BOARD OF TRUSTEE VOTE – 6 YEA

 

 

 

 

SHARON K BIRKENBEIL_________________________________________DATE__

 

TOWN CLERK   04/30/2010

TOWN OF CHATSWORTH_